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Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike

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Description The second film in Frank Capra’s "Why We Fight" series. Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies attack with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Discusses a brief history of the National Socialist Party, uses maps and documentary footage to illustrate the Nazis conquest of Europe and rise to power.
Creator U.S. War Department Special Service Division
U.S. Signal Corps
Contributor Frank Capra: Director; Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein: Writers; Walter Huston: Narrator
Date Issued 1942
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 40:31
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage Poland, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Germany